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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — Philippines

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3835
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3835, Philippines1899, 50c Orange (212), 1899, 50c Orange (212)1899, 50c Orange (212). Original gum, only the least bit tropicalized (actually appears Mint N.H.), wonderfully fresh and well-centered, Extremely Fine, uncommonly nice for this

375
700
3836
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3836, Philippines1899, 2c Light Red, Ty. IV, Special Printing (214), 1899, 2c Light Red, Ty. IV, Special Printing (214)1899, 2c Light Red, Ty. IV, Special Printing (214). Original gum, barely hinged if at all, from the set of sheets of 100 specially overprinted for display at the 1900 Paris Exposition, Fine, with J.M. Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on back and with 1970 P.F. certificate

775
525
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3837
ng
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3837, Philippines1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A), 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A)1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A). Unused (no gum), attractively centered, light crease and small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

2,400
250
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3838
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3838, Philippines1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A), 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A)1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A). Intense shade, face-free cancel, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

750
150
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3839
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3839, Philippines1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224), 1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224)1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

475
675
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3840
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3840, Philippines1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224), 1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224)1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color in the Bright Blue shade (which is not listed by Scott), choice centering, Extremely Fine

475
0
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3841
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3841, Philippines1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224), 1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224)1901, $2.00 Dark Blue (224). Slightly disturbed original gum, small h.r., fresh, choice intense color, Fine and attractive

475
200
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3842
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3842, Philippines1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine

825
750
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3843
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3843, Philippines1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

825
700
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3844
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3844, Philippines1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Somewhat disturbed original gum, "225/1901" in pencil on reverse, Fine

825
240
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3845
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3845, Philippines1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225), 1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225)1901, $5.00 Dark Green (225). Original gum, very well-centered, fresh, deep rich color, tiny central thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce high value with only 782 issued

825
270
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3846
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3846, Philippines1903, 50c Orange, $1.00 Black (236-237), 1903, 50c Orange, $1.00 Black (236-237)1903, 50c Orange, $1.00 Black (236-237). Fresh, h.r., strong colors, Very Fine

600
190
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3847
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3847, Philippines1903, $1.00 Black (237), 1903, $1.00 Black (237)1903, $1.00 Black (237). Large margins and attractively centered, fresh, minor h.r., Very Fine

475
230
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3848
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3848, Philippines1903, $1.00 Black (237), 1903, $1.00 Black (237)1903, $1.00 Black (237). Intense shade, oval registry cancel, fresh and Very Fine

275
100
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3849
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3849, Philippines1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238), 1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238)1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238). Lightly hinged in one corner, large margins and very attractively centered, fresh and Very Fine

800
325
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3850
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3850, Philippines1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238), 1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238)1903, $2.00 Dark Blue (238). Small h.r., rich color, Very Fine

800
0
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3851
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3851, Philippines1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239), 1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239)1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239). Wonderfully well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine and scarce, only 782 issued

1,000
0
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3852
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3852, Philippines1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239), 1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239)1903, $5.00 Dark Green (239). Handsomely centered, fairly lightly hinged, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
425
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3853
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3853, Philippines1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7), 1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7)1926, 16c Light Olive Green, Violet Overprint (C7). Tropical original gum (mostly missing), spots of thinning, facially fresh (no toning as often seen), wrinkles from interleaving and somewhat off-center as usual, a rare Air Post stamp with only 300 issued

3,250
800
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3854
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3854, Philippines1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13), 1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13)1926, 2p Violet Brown, Air Post (C13). Fresh, very slight tropical o.g., h.r., perfs barely in at right, A. Brun handstamp guarantee

550
160
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3855
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3855, Philippines1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14), 1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14)1926, 4p Dark Blue, Air Post (C14). Intense color, centered top left, scarce, signed H. Bloch

750
210
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3856
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3856, Philippines1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15), 1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15)1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15). Slight tropical original gum, still incredibly fresh for this scarce stamp, lovely margins and centering, Very Fine and choice, only 500 issued

1,350
625
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3857
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3857, Philippines1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15), 1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15)1926, 10p Deep Green, Air Post (C15). Remarkably fresh and well-centered, rich color, Fine, quite a bit nicer than typically seen

1,350
475
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3858
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 3858, Philippines1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16), 1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16)1926, 26c Blue Green, Wmk. PIPS, Perf 12 (C16). Remarkably fresh, rich color, clear letter "P" watermark, centered to bottom left as are virtually all of the other 99 examples from the only sheet printed

FINE FOR THIS ISSUE. AN IMPORTANT PHILIPPINES AIR POST RARITY.

Several signatures including Klein

6,250
3,750
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3859
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Philippines Collection. 1899-1960, Fairly comprehensive on Scott pages, virtually all unused, includes 50c 1899, 1c-$1.00 TY. I and $2.00 1899-1901, 1c-50c 1903-04, partial 1906-31 then solid from 1932 to 1960 less "Victory" handstamps but does include a nice 4p small "COMMONWEALTH" ovpt. No. 445, some air post and a scattering of other back-of-the book material, the unused virtually all original gum, a few occasional minor faults among the earlier issues, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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